The Tour de France can seem such an overwhelmingly physical endeavour,
and it is, but that's not to say the mind is bereft in a race like this.
More often that not, in fact, it's the very thing that separates winning from losing, writes
Not the Shark, but the Mentalist: Vincenzo Nibali. (Getty)
After their phenomenal performance of yesteryear, the clock is ticking
for Orica-GreenEDGE to repeat the feat at the 2014 Tour de France, or at least do something
similar. They need not look far for a solution, writes Anthony Tan.
Outside the square... Tony Martin leads team-mate Michal Kwiatkowski on Stage 10 to La Planche des Belles Filles. (Getty)
Contrary to popular opinion, Alberto Contador and his Tinkoff-Saxo
team are so far riding the perfect Tour de France, believes Anthony Tan. And, he writes, it's
only a matter of time before 'El Pistolero' starts shooting.
Relinquishing the maillot jaune, the spotlight is off Vincenzo Nibali, but not for much longer... (Getty)